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The other change was in the symbolism of the abaya—its significance was no longer of a religious and social nature only.Saudi Activist Manal Al-Sharif on Why She Removed the Veil
Manal Al Sharif, Advancing Human Rights
October 30, 2014
On asking the meaning of this occurrence, I was told that they were friends of Abaya and wished to talk with me.
Abaya, nothing loth, hastened to execute the order, hunting up the Negrito and aiming a terrific blow at him.
It inflicted a horrible wound, but he nevertheless ran away so fast that Abaya was unable to catch him and finish the job.
Abaya was one of a few men in Apayao who dared to descend to the lowlands.
- a long black long-sleeved robe worn by Muslim women in Arabic-speaking countries, often with a headscarf or veil
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